Rights groups say 7,000 Egyptians are on ‘terror’ lists – even out of prison that means separation from their families.
Amelia Smith is a recognised name within the human rights and global issues sector. As a columnist and author of features she works closely with commu... nities facing the most serious challenges within the UK, Egypt, Syria and the MENA region. She has edited two non-fiction books about Egypt and the Arab Spring and interviewed scores of political prisoners and their families. Her work has been translated into many languages.
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